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Goldfinch - front and back

Observed: 8th April 2011 By: Michael HartupMichael Hartup’s reputation in BirdsMichael Hartup’s reputation in Birds
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Beautiful birds.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis) interacts


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A pair

Always a danger in trying to be too certain of detail in plumage of birds, unless in the hand, but appears to be a male on the right and a female on the left.

Above the eye, the red extends back on a male and forwards on a female. Males have the red extending behind the eye, then.


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That is a jolly good shot.

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Posing Finches.

Cute shot!